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Curry’s Volunteers

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , October 26th, 2020


This letter from General Wool is remarkable for its transparency in revealing the actions and decisions of Governor Curry of Oregon. General George Law Curry was a two-time…


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Major Benjamin Alvord discusses Eastern Oregon Settlement, 1853

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , March 26th, 2020


In 1853, the former Superintendent of Indian Affairs of Oregon Anson Dart had been forced to resign as none of his nineteen treaties with the tribes were ratified….


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Ancient History of the Molala (La’tiwi)

Ethnohistory Research, LLC | David G. Lewis, PhD , February 25th, 2020


The Molala (Mollala, Molalla, Molele, La’tiwi) are a tribe of Western Oregon. They lived on the eastern periphery of the Willamette and Umpqua Valleys. There were at least…


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Joe Lane 1849 : Report of the Tribes and Bands of the Oregon Territory

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , July 23rd, 2018


General Joe Lane was an early politician and war hero for Oregon. He served as the Indian Superintendent for Oregon as well as Governor of the territory in…


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Warm Springs Speeches 1876

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , March 29th, 2018


It is well known that the Coast Reservation was reduced in 1865 and 1875 to make way for white settlement. A similar threat was posed Continue reading


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The Original 1855 Belden Map, Compared to the Redrafted Version

David G. Lewis' Ethnohistory Research, LLC , December 17th, 2017


In 1855, the United States was on a campaign to purchase all of the land from the Oregon Tribes and remove them to reservations. Joel Palmer, Superintendent of…


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